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>>> this is wjz tv, battle. >> from the -- baltimore,. >> from the city, to the county, to your neighborhoods, it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> patients violated, a johns hopkins gynecologist accused of taping women and underaged girls in secrets. >>> i'm denise koch. and here's what people are talking about. a are growing number of women are coming forward worried they were recorded with hidden cameras. accusations against the doctor came to light after he committed suicide in his home. adam may explains police fear videos may have landed on the internet. >> reporter: wjz learns federal authorities are involved in the investigation of dr. nikita levy. he was fired earlier this month accused of secretly taking pictures and video of his patients during examinations. >> i just can't believe it. >> reporter: tracy williams is sick to her stomach. >> what was he doing with the pictures and video. >> reporter: that is a big unknown. wjz learns gynecology fetish pornography is all over the internet. >> that is an angl
of new york city is dead at the age of 88. >>> alaskan flight, the pilot passing out in the cockpit. the first officer forced to take control. >>> and the superstar and the super bowl, beyonce uses her singing voice to silence some of her critics. ♪ and the rockets red glare >> vowing to sing live on sunday as america gets set for its big game. >> and we're getting set with al in san francisco and natalie live in baltimore "today," friday, february 1st, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. you did not have to grow up in new york city to know the name ed koch, who served as mayor for three terms from 1978 to 1989 and used his sometimes combative style to help rescue the city from near financial ruin. >> i did grow up around here. he was a force. when you would come across a voter, he would always say, how am i doing? am i doing okay? he died overnight at new york presb
. >> reporter: this city is in gridlock today. let me tell you, this is like the super bowl except without all those pesky 49ers fans and the expensive plane tickets of the this city is packed with tens of thousands of people. traffic is in gridlock and there is a parade that's about to get under way right now. let me take you inside m&t bank stadium where it is free to get inside today. a civic celebration. this stadium fills with 72,000 people and all indications are it's going to be full and potentially overcapacity. live right now the ravens are about a mile and a half from here in front of baltimore city hall where they're accepting the congratulations of city officials. there's a huge crowd there. there is also a huge crowd along a parade route that goes between here and there. traffic is moving nowhere in the city because the ravens are the only ones that are going to be moving between city hall and here after thin credible super bowl victory. meanwhile, people have been lining up here since about 6:00 this morning. the stadium is mostly full at this time, and here's how some of the peo
industry as they bring the lombardi trophy back to charm city. but the john gonzalez is live in baltimore where the fister these are well underway. >> good afternoon carrying -- good afternoon from downtown baltimore where the mayor of baltimore and the coach of the baltimore ravers john harbaugh officially started the parade. head coach john harbaugh is in this maryland national guard humvee right now. this is where he will be throughout this parade. the rest of the players, they each have their humvees -- and the rest of the players and a team on this fellow right here. you can see the baltimore ravens just taking it all in. how do you feel? >> it feels great amazing. >> what is it like seeing all these folks out there? >> speechless. can't believe so many people out here. >> holiday street down here in downtown baltimore. lining the streets of baltimore. it is just pandemonium in baltimore right now. we want to show you city hall where they just unveiled a banner congratulating the baltimore ravens. you can see the rest of the team, anquan bolden taking pictures capturing the historic
a very busy day yesterday. ♪ >> reporter: as fans continued streaming into the city for pleasure, nfl commissioner roger goodell friday talked business. >> i'll do anything that's going to help us make the game safer and better. >> reporter: in his annual state of the league address, goodell said he and the players' union are now on their way with testing for human growth hormones. >> reporter: league punishments kept sean payton off the field all season. >> there's no question that there was a bounty program in place for three years. i think my biggest regret is that we aren't all recognizing that this is a collective responsibility to get them out of the game and to make the game safer. >> reporter: we also heard friday from jim and john harbaugh, the two coaching brothers scheduled to face off on sunday. >> for the side that comes up short, it's going to be a bitter disappointment. that's the way it works. that's how football works, that's how life is and we understand that. >> go niners. >> niners. >> reporter: 150,000 fans are here this weekend. the b
in the city on green crest road right near forest road. that's up to two alarms, possible road closures there. speeds still up to par on all your major roadways. there's a look at your averages on the beltway. there's a look at 70. now wjz has the stories that people are talking about this morning. here's don. >> thank you. >>> a grow ing ing number of women coming forward worried they were recorded by hidden cameras by a form john hopkins ob/gyn. wjz and mike schuh are live outside city police head quarters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. to help with the forensics the feds are being brought in. this as more outraged women are speaking out. >> wjz learns that federal authorities are actively involved in the investigation of dr. nikita levy, the john hopkins gynecologist fired for taking pictures of his patients. >> tracy williams is sick. >> when was he doing? >> what is a big unknown. gynecologist í amphetamine í fete fetish foreign -- fetish porn is all over the internet. >> we have a lot of evidence to review. that's an angle we're going to be pursuing, which is why we're go
it shows traffic just as bad as that in los angeles there. is only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. >> yes. cornell bernard hashs@u story. >> we do have the worst commute, yes. >> mike knows it. bay area traffic can be brutal. even on a motorcycle. >> we went to new york to mabt manhattan. it's easier to drive in manhattan than in berkeley. >> a study confirms bay area drivers spend way too much times in cars commuting through epic traffic. >> you just have to take it into account anymore. when you're commuting you have to check traffic. >> after washington, d.c., bay area is now tied for second with l.a.. the worse commute in the nation that. means a lot of time sitting in traffic, last year alone, 61 hours were spent behind the wheel costing drivers more than 1200s ndz wasted time and gas. jamie wishes she can be productive when she's stuck in traffic. >> yes. just sitting in the car an hour and a half each way is time wasted maybe i'll listen to a book but most of the time, just listen together news. >> transportation bosses don't see it getting better soon b
, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> new this morning, oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting that left one person dead and another wounded last night. the shooting happened just before 11 p-m in the area of 23rd street and telegraph avenue. that's near the oakland art murmur gallery walk. one person died at the scene and another was injured and taken to the hospital. no suspects are in custody. >> there are still few answers this morning after the discovery of the body of a teenage girl in a fairfield park. all authorities will say is that the unidentified teen was last seen boarding a bus to school in suisun city two miles away on thursday. a passerby found the girl
that ethan is safe and unharmed came as a relief to the community here in midland city. >> very special child. he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. by the grace of god, you know, he's -- he's okay. >> reporter: teresa singletary was on the bus with ethan when dykes grabbed him. >> happy, hallelujah. >> reporter: it's believed dykes may have taken the boy hostage in order to air some grievances. >> he has a story that's important it him. although it's very complex. >> reporter: authorities have not yet revealed how dykes died, nor any further details of the raid. and anne-marie, the classes at midland elementary school resume today. surely his classmates and teachers will have a reason to rejoice. and ethan has another reason to celebrate. his 6th birthday is tomorrow. back to you. >> great. thank you very much, teresa garcia in midland city, alabama. >>> four members of the house, two republicans and two democrats, plan to announce a plan to make gun trafficking a federal crime. yesterday president obama spent the day in minnesota promoting gun control. as tara
sounded like a gunshot. teresa garcia is in midland city with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know, the officials here are telling us they decided to move in that fbi hostage rescue team after the negotiations started deteriorating with that kidnapper. so they basically got that team ready and made a major distraction. what they did was throw in some flash bang devices. those give off a really blinding, bright light and a disorienting loud noise. fbi agents shook hands and patted each others' backs shortly after storming an underground bunker to save the 5-year-old held hostage for seven days. the boy named ethan has been reunited with his family at a local hospital and is said to be doing well. >> he's laughing, joking, playing, eating. the things that you would expect a normal 5 to 6-year-old young man to do. >> reporter: the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes, is dead. officials say they made the decision to raid the bunker after dykes began pacing and holding his gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger entered the bunker an
men caught on camera monday smashing a display case inside the zales jewelry store in pentagon city stealing 27 diamond rings. >> i had seen that and when i looked up at my desk and i saw the guy heading toward me, that was the first thing i thought. they're here, same ones. >> reporter: frederick police say they're looking into that possibility. >> we're in communication with arlington pd. we're reviewing their information and showing them our information and seeing if they link up and if they do, we'll work it cooperatively. >> reporter: in both cases it appears the bandits used a hammer to break open the display cases. in today's caper the hammer was dropped and left behind, their victims left to deal with the effects of being pepper sprayed, but they're all okay physically. >> after today's heist police say the hooded men got away in derek colored suv or truck. it was a red -- a dark colored suv or truck. it was a red sedan that was seen leaving the scene in pentagon city. >>> police believe this woman robbed two banks in a matter of minutes yesterday in northwest d.c. one rob
'm wisdom martin. the city of baltimore will be all decked out in purple today as it proudly welcomes home the ravens. city is holding a victory parade and celebration. the parade will make its way to m & t bank stadium where fans are invite to one big party featuring the team. ray lewis could do his signature dance one last time. tucker barnes will be live with a preview of all the fun starting at 6:00 this morning. more information about the events coming up. >> tucker has an hour and a half to get to the party. >> we expect you to be dancing when you get there, all morning long. time now to check in with weather. guess who is filling in for tucker. >> gwen tolbart is here. >> he will be dancing because it is cold out there. and i know tucker can't dance. not a whole lot going on in the city but out in the west, a totally different story. that is where we are seeing a the bit more activity. we have a storm in effect for eastern west virginia, north central virginia and central and western maryland and that until 6:00 a.m. also a winter weather advisor we are talking 2 to 4 inches under t
in a small bunker in midland city until the rescue yesterday afternoon. >> it's a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> fbi says agents stormed the bunker after suspected jimmy lee dykes became agitated. former assistance director for the fbi said they used flash- bang devices and raided the bunker >>> an iraqi vet accused of killing two men is on suicide watch in texas. jail officials say eddie ray routh had to be shocked with a stun gun and restrained after becoming aggressive. court documents suggest the motive for the killings was to take the truck of chris kyle, who wrote a best-selling book about his military experiences as a sniper. kyle was known as one of america's most deadly snipers. >>> president obama will be meeting with labor and business leaders at the white house today hoping for build support for immigration reform. yesterday the president was in minnesota promoting reforms to the nation's gun control laws. on capitol hill today, some house members will introduce by partisan gun control legislation.
that freed that little boy. victor blackwell, live from midland city, alabama this morning. i know you're very excited to be sharing this information, victor. what do we know about the raid and why law enforcement actually decided to go in? >> good morning, zoraida. two reasons primarily. the first is because authorities say they observed jimmy lee dykes with a gun and the second reason is because in the day leading up to that raid, the communications with dykes had broken down. so they realized they could not wait any longer to go in and rescue ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken into a hospital after nearly a week being held in an underground bunker in alabama. >> he's fine. he's laughing, playing, joking, eating, the things you would expect a normal 5-year-old or 6-year-old young man to do. he's very brave, he's very lucky. the success story is that he is out safe and doing great. >> reporter: the dramatic end came after officers saw 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes holding a weapon. they felt they could not hold off any longer. >> at this point, fbi
. an 8.0 quake that centered in the solomon island about 50 miles west of the city of lata. there have been at least a dozen strong aftershocks. the pacific tsunami warning center measured waves as high as 3 feet. no reports of any major damage there. people in fiji and areas closer to the epicenter are told to head for higher ground. watches posted for parts of australia so. far, no word on whether any tsunamis have reached land. >> investigators are sifting through the rubble for clues in a deadly house fire. the flames were so intense the parents couldn't save their own children who were trapped inside. tonight, the community is coming together to help them keep going. erica gonzalez has the story from fred rimaryland. >> tonight their 8-year-old daughter remains in the hospital as the community comes together to try to do anything they can to help. they came in droves. people dining at this frederick chick-fil-a in an effort to show some love for the family. >> how long will this go until? >> god only knows. 8:30. keep going until people quit coming. >> the family house burned fast
perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. and we are going to check in on the party in charm city in just a second. a few school delays to pass along as another clipper system moves through the region. allegany and garret schools are on delay. grant, hampshire, hardy. >> our top story the superbowl celebrations in baltimore. victory parade gets underway in a little more than three hours. make their way to m and t stadium. and tucker barnes is right in the middle of it all with a look at all the excitement and your tuesday forecast. hey, tucker. >> reporter: good morning, tony. a lot of excitement. fans starting to show up. the big parade starts here at baltimore city hall at 10:45. expecting a few words from mayor, perhaps the coach and a few players. and that's going to wind down out to m and t stadium. everybody here thrilled about the raven's victory. the whole city has been in purple for the past couple weeks. i don't know if you can see it or not, all the buildings still in purple. and with the sun coming up we're going to lose the purple. we're expecting a sea of purple as thousand
night's power outage won't hurt his city's chances of hosting another super bowl. mitch landrieu says to a local radio station this morning that league owners were impressed with how new orleans hosted the game last night. the nfl is still trying to figure out what caused that outage at the super dome. the lights went out during the third quarter, delaying the game for about 30 minutes. stadium officials initially blamed an abnormality they say an investigation is still under way. >>> fireworks over the city of baltimore to celebrate. there will be a parade tomorrow to celebrate the win, but today baltimore is cleaning up after fans poured into the streets creating a mess. sara hansen takes us there. >> reporter: monday morning, baltimore was still basking in a purple glow after a long-awaited victory. crews came out to clean up the streets of federal hill, just hours after thousands of fans came out to celebrate. they poured out of bars and restaurants downtown. in canton the streets were also counted, fans were flying high. >> it's unbelievable. i've never seen anything like this in
today to flood the streets of baltimore. >> through the charm city. it was a chance for the team to thank fans and for fans to thank the team for bringing home the championship. >> news4's chris gordon joins us now lye from baltimore with more on the charm offensive. >> reporter: it is said that baltimore is a blue-collar town with a chip on its shoulder. but today was filled with respect for the ravens and the city that they serve and love and the fans here and it all began this super bowl victory celebration. it began at city hall with the team's arrival and the super bowl trophy showing it to their fans, sharing it for the first time. and then the parade. there was a marching band, the cheerleaders, ravens, on floats, and in military vehicles. waving to the crowds that line the streets right to the center of the city and as they made their way to mnt bank stadium. back home, to their home turf, for their final appearance of the season, and it really paid off. we asked some of the fans given the events of the day, what would they tell a friend? what was the best thing? >> it wa
in san francisco. but next season will be the teams last at the stick. the city has announced plans to demolish the stadium after the team moves south to its new home in santa clara. kron 4's charles clifford has more >> reporter: candlestick parks sits about 5 and a half miles south of downtown san francisco. the stadium was built in the late fifties as a home for the san francisco giants, the 49ers started using it in 1971. the giants moved out in 2000 and the next nfl season will be candlesticks last. for more than fifty years candlestick park has been home to sports, concerts, and more than a few memorable moments, among the highlights was the 1989 loma prieta earthquake, which shook the stadium on live television during the world series. there was also this pass from joe montana to dwight clark, which was immortalized as the catch that sent the 49ers to superbowl 16. candlestick park is currently run by the san francisco recreation and parks department, but after the 49ers play there last game here next season, developer lennar urban will take over. lennar is the same company t
bunker where he held a five-year-old boy hostage. dykes was killed outside midland city alabama late yesterday when an f.b.i. assault team attacked the bunker on dykes' property and rescued the hostage. the boy, whose first name is ethan, was taken last tuesday after dykes attacked a school bus in search of hostages and killed the bus driver. our coverage tonight starts with mark strassman in midland city for us. mark? >> reporter: scott, over the course of a week of negotiations, the f.b.i. and dykes developed a routine. he would ask for supplies. they would leave them at the entrance of his underground bunker. the f.b.i.'s hostage rescue team exploited that routine to end the stand-off. this video is our first glimpse of the dykes' property, the scene of the seven-day stand-off. sources tell us when dykes climbed the eight-foot ladder to get supplies yesterday and reached up to open the door, he was off balance and vulnerable. agents believed ethan would be away from the ladder and relatively protected. when rescue team members above dykes saw the door open they dropped two stun gr
the city to watch the big game. over the at the "republic" in the marina. fans cheered the niners on to the *very last minute. hoping for a sixth super bowl victory. this is video of fans celebrating during the game. most niners fans were disappointed. others happy the team made it this far. >> it was a good game we were coming back the entire time but they kept coming in but not so good. >> id is depressing it is hard to handle them losing. but they have a great season a great comeback this season, and came up just a little short this time. it was a great game that is all we could really hope for. >> after the game. it was a quiet night in the marina. so far no arrests have been reported from that area of san francisco. >> however it was a slightly different story in the mission district. while the streets were much quieter than when the giants won the world series. lot of people out in the streets setting off fireworks. as you see here. this is video taken on harrison street near 24th street. you can see people setting off fireworks from the sidewalk. and the middle of the stree
in the city tomorrow. scott broom is live at the ravens m&t bank stadium with more on the team's second lombardi trophy since football came back to baltimore in 1996. scott. >> reporter: what a great day in baltimore and the ravens' plane is due back this hour. although airport officials are discouraging fans from going out there. instead they're planning a big blowout here in baltimore that will close a lot of downtown tomorrow. it was a wild night of celebration in baltimore. and the party continued today at souvenir stands under canvas that popped up in parking lots all around baltimore. >> we've got to have something to wear at that parade tomorrow. >> reporter: where fans literally mobled a merchant named dan the t -- mobbed a merchant named dan the t-shirt man who had championship clothes printed ready to sell at midnight. >> then i'll be able to be a part of it here. >> i've looked everywhere for this shirt and finally found it. >> gave us the pride back. believe me, the ravens gave it to us. >> i love having everybody at my place for the parties. i love seeing the hope and pri
, i hope you don't mind i sat down. i don't mean i am tired, everyone is tired, but the city, new orleans, feels like it got the wind kicked out of it if you are a 49er fan. we are at the cafe, the coffee is a necessity so that needed to happen. the bengneits look delicious but there is no joy. fans last night at the superdome having a good time, super decked out for the game, with so much hope going into the game and so much love and support for the 49ers. it was a great game and that is the sentiment from fans we talked with. >> it was a good game. it started off rough and they started to catch up and it was so close. >> did you thing they had it in. >> yes, i think they did. we thought they did. >> did they blow it? >> no. >> the superdome blew a fuse, so to speak and they say it was something to do with the system that caused the power outage but the lights are on here at the cafe and there are raven fans. i talked with them. they admit it was a great game and the 49ers made them very nervous but they are deleader rouse because they have not gone home yet this morning. live in
-arab feeling of the entire city. for many 49ers fans. >> hopeful about -- some of the---vibe... of the city. they are optimistic. am hoping that there will be another super bowl champs. (singing the national anthem) >> you're looking at the chorus from sandy hook elementary school performing a rendition of "america the beautiful" at sunday's super bowl. the 26 children were joined by singer jennifer hudson during the second verse. some players were on the verge of tears as they watched from the sidelines. fans offered a rousing ovation at the song's finish. as you may remember, sandy hook is the school where 20 children and six adults died when a gunman opened fire during a rampage in december. >> more news is on the way, but first, ravens coach john harbaugh talks about the win against his brother, jim. >> the way that the game played out 28-6 and the lights went out. i just knew with jim harbaugh of being on the other side that it is going to be a dogfight to the end. there is no greater competitor, breeder coached in the national football league or in the ball as far as i am concerned as
moments before the crash. >>> and search for answers. what happened to the new york city mother found murdered in turkey? we'll talk to her mother "today," monday, february 4th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm willie geist in this morning for matt. we have the backup generators all gassed up just in case. super bowl xlvii will be remembered for a long time. yes, for the game's dramatic finish but perhaps more so for that power outage. if the ravens had not held on to win that game we would be talking conspiracy theories. >> apparently the game got very exciting toward the end of it. when the lights went out etook it as a personal hint and went straight to bed. >> i've been briefing uh-uh on the outcome of the game all morning long. >> we'll be live in new orleans. and the ravens head coach john harbaugh, will be here to join us to tell us what it was like to beat his brother's team in t
at the stick. kron 4's charles clifford has more... on the city's plans to demolish the stadium after the team moves south to its new home in santa clara. candlestick parks sits about 5 and a half miles south of downtown san francisco. the stadium was built in the late fifties as a home for the san francisco giants, the 49ers started using it in 1971. the giants moved out in 2000 and the next nfl season will be candlesticks last. for more than fifty years candlestick park has been home to sports, concerts, and more than a few memorable moments, among the highlights was the 1989 loma prieta earthquake, which shook the stadium on live television during the world series. there was also this pass from joe montana to dwight clark, which was immortalized as the catch that sent the 49ers to superbowl 16. candlestick park is currently run by the san francisco recreation and parks department, but after the 49ers play there last game here next season, developer lennar urban will take over. lennar is the same company that is redeveloping the nearby hunters point shipyard. under an agreement with the city
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, every time i have ever stepped in the stadium, what i receive was pure love. >> the city is going crazy for the ravens. the world champions. baltimore ravens. >> people here could not escape the idea that they were part of sports celebration history. >> so many people, i've never seen so many people. >> if anybody has a chance, if you didn't get here yesterday, you wouldn't be here today. >> back live now talking a look at mnt bank stadium. again, such an incredible afternoon here. i think for a lot of the fans and many of them who can't afford regular season tickets, this was free today. for many of these fans, this was like being at the super bowl itself except without the 49ers and without those thousand dollar plane tickets to new orleans. they loved it and it was clear that the ravens were emotionally touched and they loved it, too. when i come back at6:00, you'll hear some of their reactions after they witnessed all of this. reporting live in baltimore, scott broom, wusa9. >> all right, tremendous passion and a whole lot of love. thank you, scott. >> we have more video and p
. >> good morning, elizabeth and to you, george. muff kn much news to get to. former new york city mayer ed koch has died. he was the face of the city in the '80s. known worldwide for a feisty style and helping to rescue new york from financial ruin. he died this morning, he was 88 years old. >>> we want to turn to the price of gas, about to set a record for this time of the year. numbers out this morning show prices have risen 13 cents in the last two weeks. the national average, $3.46 per gallon. you can blame a slowdown at refineries and the rising cost of crude oil. >>> the first may jr. read on how the economy is faring thus far. 165,000 jobs were created in january is what is expected to be reported today. the unemployment rate stands at 7.8%. >>> a $30,000 reward is being offered following the brazen murder of an assistant district attorney near dallas. mark hasse was shot five times while walking into court. investigators believe he may have been targeted for investigating the aryan brotherhood. >>> massive explosion at the head quarters of mexico's state run oil agency in mexico ci
that helps other victims. and stacy head, the new orleans city council talking about the blackout. dean heller, dr. helen fisher with match.com, unveiling new numbers on singles in america. berman. no offense, mrs. berman. just kidding and comedian and author heather mcdonald. >> we haven't even started and i'm in trouble. it's tuesday, february 5th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> and our starting point this morning. new details behind the six-day or deal for a 5-year-old boy held captive in an underground bunker in alabama. little ethan back in the arms of his family this morning. >> his abductor, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. killed in the raid that freed that little boy. they used secret cameras to watch dykes, noticed he was acting erratically and that time may had been running out. victor blackwell is live. what a relief for this family. victor, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, brooke. yes, not only for the family, but for the entire community. people across the country, even in other countries, were following this story, and commenting and praying that they
? >> guys, so much going on down there. this city knows how to do it right. the first time new orleans hosts the super bowl since hurricane katrina. a rashlgab a remarkable job getting this city ready for the thousands converging upon new orleans. the music plays 24 hours a day. a lot of the fans we spoke to. they are divided into three groups, ravens fans, 49ers fans, and people looking for any excuse to be on bourbon street for 24 straight hours. got that? we will check in with the harbaugh brothers who will be going up against each other and catch up with some celebrities. so much more coming up. we'll check back in a bit. >> sounds like somebody did an all nighter. >> i think so. for work. had to do it for work, right, jenna? >> toothpicks. am i flurry eyed yet? all for work. >> we'll see you in a bit. >>> in terms of other news, a new milestone for wall street. dow closes for the first time since the financial crisis. what that means for you and your money. >> and a new chapter for hillary clinton. former secretary of state is waking up this morning. probably still sleeping in. without
, there's so much going on down here. this city knows how to do it right. this will be the 10th time they've hosted. the first time since katrina. they've done a terrific job for getting ready for the tens of thousands that are converging on new orleans for the food and music which, i've found out, plays 24 hours a day. we spoke to a lot of fans -- i found out they're divided into three groups. the raven' fans, 49ers' fans, and people looking to be on bourbon street for 24 straight hours. you hear all that? we'll hear from them and hear from the harbaugh brothers going up against each other in this unprecedented super bowl, and we'll catch up with celebrities that we ran into along the way. so much more coming up in the next two hours. we'll check back with you. >> sounds like somebody did an all-nighter. >> i think so. for work. for work, right? >> two things. >> reporter: am i bleary-eyed yet? all for work, all for work. >> thanks. we'll see you in a bit. >>> meantime, in terms of other news, there's a new milestone for wall street. the dow closing over 14,000 for the first time since t
are reportedly questioning 15 people in connection with the killing of a new york city woman there. our chief foreign correspondent is live in istanbul. >>> what police are saying is the 33-year-old won sarai sierra came for a two-week holiday. it was her first trip outside the united states. she was supposed to come with a girlfriend. the girlfriend backed out. during the trip she was in regular contact with her family. no indication that anything was going wrong. then on january 21st, the day she was supposed to be leaving, she disappeared. she never arrived at the airport. her rented apartment where she was staying here still had her things in it. a closed-circuit television camera showed her walking alone. and then she was gone for two weeks. no one had any idea what happened to her. last night police found her body dumped here the palace very close to the ramparts of the old city. police say she died from a blunt force trauma to the head. family members are trying to find answers, trying to find out what happened to her. they have not spoken to the media. we are told they are too emotion
the coals big time for his. martha: the city of charlottesville, virginia is the first city to pass resolutions related to drones. originally they tried to make me charlottesville a completely drone-free zone. it's a big issue in this country. gregg: we are learning new details about the end of that hostage standoff in alabama. authorities say accused killer jimmy lee dykes rigged his bunker with explosive and even planting a bomb device in a ventilation pipe that he told negotiators to use to communicate with him. the feds continue to scour dykes' property for more evidence. meanwhile, relative say the child appears to be doing quite well. his mother released a statement. ethan is safe and back in my arms and i owe it all to some of the most compassionate people on earth. i'll never be able to repay those who helped bring ethan home. my family and i ask that you respect our privacy and give us time to heal and time to put this nightmare behind us, time to move forward. martha: thank goodness that worked out the way it did. there was a spoim warning that was can -- there was a tsuna
we're on the ground pressing the city and the power company to tell us what happened. >> yeah, super bowl power outage during the middle of the super bowl in louisiana. don't worry, fema said they will be there no later than thursday. no later than -- >> reporter: trapped in a four-alarm fire, five firefighters barely escaping the blaze. the amazing story from baltimore this morning. >>> and scout's honor, the boy scouts, more than 3 million strong considering dropping its ban on gay members. >> after decades of being out of the closet, the boy scouts of america forced me back into the closet with its don't ask don't tell policy. >> reporter: the fight going nationwide, the cause on the scout's doorstep this morning, petitions for more than 1 million of them signed asking the ban be dropped. >> scouting was a real refuge for me. it was a place where i didn't have to deal with my sexuality and i felt accepted regardless. >> reporter: ahead the motto and the movement. "newsroom" starts now. good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. this morning, little etha
the city. purple pants. jacket and silver boots. call police if you see her. >>> new developments following a nearly week-long standoff inside an underground bunker in alabama. the 5-year-old boy held hostage there is safe. his abductor is dead. >> we have learned that a firm from d.c. is heading south to lead the investigation into how awful this unfolded. jim handley at the news 4 desk where police wrapped up a news conference. jim? >> reporter: here is what we learned tonight. first, foremost, little boy, ethan is in the hospital and is in very good condition. even laughing and joking with his family. tonight, authorities wouldn't go into detail about how that operation went down. but here's what we do know. police say negotiations were beginning to deteriorate between the suspect, jimmy lee dykes and authorities. police saw dykes with a gun. they felt ethan was in imminent danger. after 3:00 they decided to enter the underground bunker and rescue ethan. not clear how authorities stormed the bunker. witnesses say they heard two lou loud blasts. jimmy lee dykes was killed in the eration,
with the jewelry inside. fox 5's lauren demarco has the details. >> it happened at fashion center at pentagon city earlier today. the suspects were in and out in under a minute and tonight they're still on the loose. >> we can say it's a smash and grab job. >> within a matter of seconds police say four suspects walk into this zales jewelry store, bust open a case and make off with handfuls of jewelry. police say they took 27 diamond rings. >> and approximate value of $128,000. >> surveillance video shows at least one of the men using a hammer to break through the protective glass. then all four grab what they can. officials say no employees or customers were hurt. >> no threats were made. the employe feared for their safety, so they backed away. >> it happened after 11 a.m. inside the fashion center at pentagon city. >> it's a shock to hear at 11:00 broad daylight, a lot of people. >> mall employee anthony glover says he'll be extra careful in the suspects are caught. >> they do make my a little nervous, you know. have to watch myself. >> after grabbing the rings the suspects ran for the nearest e
seven days since he stormed a school bus here in midland city, threatening the students on board before killing the driver and kidnapping ethan. >> he's like, i'll kill y'all. >> reporter: police admit they have little to go on. few demands, no motive. no sense of when the standoff may end. >> it gives them more time to study the bunker. has he booby trapped the door? >> reporter: dykes is holding the boy in a remote part of southern alabama. they've been communicating with him through a ventilation pipe that leads to the bunker. they've used to it send the child comfort item, a red hot wheels car, potato chips, medicine. over the weekend, a press conference to thank the hostage tark. >> i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. >> reporter: meantime, late sunday, this tight-knit community buried bus driver chuck poland, who died prote protecting the children. >> ethan, hang tough little man. we love you. we're praying for you. >> reporter: little ethan's birthday is quickly approaching. he turn 6 in just a few days. amy? >> all right, gio. poor ethan and
birthday. that hostage standoff here in midland city is finally over. >> a very special child; he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. by the grace of god, he's okay. >> the five-year-old victim in this story has been saved by hraurplt. a loud boom was heard freeing him from his captor jimmy lee dykes. authorities say they felt he was in imminent danger yesterday afternoon. communication was clearly deteriorating and dykes was becoming agitated. last night we saw them sweeping the property checking for buried bombs as the investigation continues. this while the little boy was taken to a local hospital. >> he is doing fine. he's laughing, joking, playing, eating; the things that you would expect a normal five- to six-year-old young man to do. he's very brave. he's very lucky. and his success story is that he's out safe and doing great. >> f.b.i. officials on the scene at flowers hospital say he is safe and okay. they didn't release any other details about his condition but they did say he was with his mother. as far as a motive in this, a sherrif did touch on it briefly during a pres
. >> reporter: interesting, the standoff extended beyond midland city, alabama. even president obama praised authorities for saving the boy. rob and diana? >> great news he made it out alive and right in time for his birthday. tahman bradley, live in washington. thanks, tahman. >>> gun control, of course, is a top priority for the president. mr. obama took his message on the road yesterday, with a visit to a minneapolis police station. here's abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: faced with an uphill battle in congress, the president took his campaign for new gun control measures on the road. >> we're not going to wait until the next newtown. >> reporter: the central component of the president's plan is requiring virtually anybody buying a gun to get a background check. but the audience in minneapolis has seen that that's not enough. last september, just a few miles from where the president spoke, minnesota suffered its worst ever mass shooting. the local sheriff met with president obama and believes the current system simply misses too much. >> we've identified gaping holes in the background ch
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